recto © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2018.163
People
After Winslow Homer, American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Unidentified Artist
Title
News from the War [Drawn by our special artist, Mr. Winslow Homer]
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Harper's Weekly, vol. VI, no. 285, June 14, 1862
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1862
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood engraving and letterpress on cream laid paper
Technique
Wood engraving and letterpress
Dimensions
sight: 39.6 × 54.6 cm (15 9/16 × 21 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: printed below image: NEWS FROM THE WAR. - [DRAWN BY OUR SPECIAL ARTIST, MR. WINSLOW HOMER.]; printed above image, top left: 376 [page number]; top right: 377 [page number]; top center: HARPER'S WEEKLY; in plate, lower left: E Farrin / JJ Handle / 1st Me. Regt / 6 Ft 7 Inches; Our special Artist; upper left: U.S.M. / Gulf Squadron / West; For the Fleet.; center: News for the Staff.; WOUNDED; WAR / NEWS / ILLUSTRATED.; upper right: CAVALRY; From Richmond; lower right: The Newspaper Train
  • inscription: in plate, center:: HOMER DEL
Provenance
[Unknown dealer], sold; to Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., circa 1970, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2018
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Gelman 130; Beam 94
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Ted Stebbins
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
2018.163
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
double page spread from Harper's Magazine
Exhibition History

Winslow Homer: Eyewitness, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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